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Hot pool at the Artist Paint Pots.
Norris Geyser Basin
2 people walking through a small geyser eruption
Yes the stream really is this color- the algae that grow in it are temperature dependent.
Black Sand Geyser Basin
The hottest pools are blue.
Bison at Middle Geyser Basin
Norris Basin early in the morning.
Solitary bison in the grass.
Approaching Artist Paint Pots
Looking north from Norris.
Paint Pots. These are pools of bubbling mud- the heat and highly acidic groungwater dissolves the rock into bubbling mud and the colors in the mud are from different minerals.
Bison near the west entrance.
Lower falls of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.
I was taking pictures of the field and looked down to find this guy next to my knee.
Just about dropped my camera.
Backed up to the other side of the car before I took any pictures.
He was just curious.
Baby elk along the Madison river.
Geyser off Firehole Lake Drive.
Great Fountain Geyser.
Runoff from springs channeling into Firehole River.